ReEntry Programs help ex-offenders and felons on probation get jobs, find housing and network with others who may be in a similar situation. Some Re-entry programs may also be associated with religious and spiritual organizations.
A reentry program may be run by a state government, a local nonprofit or even for profit entity and they vary widely in the assistance they can provide.
List of Ohio ReEntry Programs
The Exit Program
To help formerly incarcerated men and women rebuild their lives and become law-abiding citizens by providing access and support through transitional housing and treatment services upon post release from prison.
Community Action Agency
CAA assists ex-offenders in finding employment by providing services with a special focus on the unique barriers ex-offenders often face
Cuyahoga County Office Of Reentry
The Office of Reentry is a division of the Community Initiatives offices under Cuyahoga County’s Executive Office of Health & Human Services, and is located in Courthouse Square. Although, we do not provide direct services we do support reentry research, community education, advocacy and best practices in the delivery of services.
North Star Reentry
North Star Neighborhood Reentry Resource Center (NRRC) is designed to provide information, a range of direct services, and convenient access to other community resources in a welcoming, supportive setting.
Columbus Urban League
The Columbus Urban League (CUL) is a community-based, non-profit, advocacy organization. Founded in 1918, the CUL is an affiliate of the National Urban League. We stand as one of the largest and most prestigious community-based organizations in Central Ohio. Ranked in the top 5% of the 88-affiliate network of the Urban League movement nationally, we are one of the oldest organizations in the United States promoting equal and equitable access to resources.
IMPACT Community Action
Our mission is to reduce poverty by providing hope-inspiring help and real opportunities for self-sufficiency. With your help we can make a difference. Our website furthers our mission by providing ways for you to learn more and get involved.
MCS-T.O.U.C.H. is a nonprofit organization serving at-risk and vulnerable populations in Franklin County, Ohio. Our mission is to “reach out and touch” the lives of individuals and families, empowering them to achieve self-sufficiency, positive relationships, and economic success.
Back to Back Alternatives
This is an organization that is set up to give you the tools to begin the next journey in your life. Though at the moment what I can offer is limited but as this site grows I will add to it accordingly.
Cleveland Eastside Ex-Offender Coalition
The Cleveland Eastside Ex-Offender Coalition is an interfaith, non profit partnership of churches, social services organizations, businesses, and other non-profit service providers. The agency’s mission is to provide compassionate services to Ohio ’s incarcerated population and their families and minor children to improve their overall quality of life socially, financially, academically, emotionally and spiritually.
Columbus Area Integrated Health Services Inc. Re-Entry Programs
CAIHS and its team of highly trained professionals provide real people the help, the hope (and in many cases, the home) they need in order to achieve real results.
Franklin County Re-Entry Coalition
The Franklin County Reentry Coalition was established in 2009 to address the dramatic rise in the number of ex-offenders returning to the Franklin County community, and to overcome the fragmentation of services and lack of coordination between service providers and a lack of a leadership entity to coordinate the various services that assist ex-offenders.
National HIRE Network
Established by the Legal Action Center in 2001, the National Helping Individuals with criminal records Re-enter through Employment (H.I.R.E.) Network is both a national clearinghouse for information and an advocate for policy change.
Ohio Ex-Offender Reentry Coalition
The mission of the Ohio Ex-Offender Reentry Coalition is to ensure successful offender reentry, reduce recidivism and enhance public safety.
Ohio Means Jobs – Lucas County
OhioMeansJobs Lucas County, formerly The Source of Northwest Ohio, the Lucas County one-stop employment center that opened its doors in the summer of 2004 was renamed as part of a state-wide branding initiative. The center, also part of America’s Job Center network, continues to provide high quality assistance to job seekers while benefiting from being part or Ohio’s OhioMeansJobs Center system.
Summit County Reentry Coalition
Partners in the Summit County Reentry network (SCRN), work together so that adult felony ex-offenders can overcome the many challenges to their success. Our collaborative efforts will reduce the rate of recidivism, increase community safety, help reunite families and make the local economy stronger.